Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.
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Location: Carlsbad, California
The Senior Accountant performs month-end close, audit support, accounting research, ad-hoc analyses, process improvement, and other projects. The Senior Accountant has a thorough understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and ability to research new pronouncements and apply the appropriate accounting treatment to the Company's new contracts/agreements/initiatives. The Senior Accountant ensures that GAAP are being practiced consistently in all responsible areas to ensure the accuracy of the accounting records and related financial statements.
Prepare and review external auditor interim and annual audit schedules.
Work with auditors to resolve issues and to make appropriate corrections to business processes going forward.
Ability to appropriately communicate with all levels in the organization.
Exercise good judgment in elevating issues to management timely.
Ability to read and interpret Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.
Ability to prepare written memorandums summarizing accounting research.
Experience in making process changes to incorporate new business ventures.
Strong Microsoft Office skills, including Word, Excel and Outlook.
Ability to interact with internal and external auditors.
Bachelor's degree in Accounting.
Certified Public Accountant (CPA) required.
5+ years of professional experience in accounting.
Large company background experience.
Professional level accounting experience should include but is not limited to, general accounting financial statement preparation and research of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.
This position description intends to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. It is not intended to include all duties and responsibilities. The order in which duties and responsibilities are listed is not significant.
FUNCTIONAL GROUP Finance and Accounting